Step 1

Create a new image in PSP with a white background.

Step 2

Click Paint Brush. If your ‘Tool Options’ box isn’t open, right click and select ‘Tool Options’, and a little box should pop up. Match your settings with these:

Silk Effect Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 3

Next, draw all over your image using a dark colour (I recommend black). Here’s mine:

Silk Effect Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 4

Click Retouch, and on your ‘Tool Options’ box again, change your settings to mine:

Silk Effect Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 5

Draw all over your image, dragging the cursor around till you get a silky effect all over your image. Then colourise and save.

Silk Effect Paint Shop Pro Tutorial